SMT Scharf AG plans, manufactures, sells, installs, and maintains machinery and equipment for the transportation of personnel, equipment, and material for underground mining and tunnel construction. The company operates through four segments: Coal Mining, Mineral Mining, Tunnel, and Other Industries. It offers diesel-powered monorail locomotives, electrical monorail transport systems, chairlift systems, segment cranes, construction site cranes, lifting devices, explosive device placement devices, drilling and splitting devices, aerial work platforms, walking beams, lifting beams, lifting bars, mini climbers, and rope drives. The company's products are primarily used in hard coal, gold, platinum, copper, nickel, hard rock, and salt mining activities. It has operations in Germany, Russia and other CIS states, Poland, China, Africa, the United States, and internationally. SMT Scharf AG was founded in 1941 and is based in Hamm, Germany.